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Post North

I got home from the NWT on Sunday. I don’t feel the raging sense of loss I felt after leaving Los Angeles. I don’t feel the overwhelming joy I felt after coming home from the same place last Summer. I just feel a little lost. While I was there I …

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Parking Lot Dreams.

Sundays are for dreaming. This morning a friend and I went to WeCare, where we talked to some of the people who just need a bit of help to get by. WeCare is a place for homeless and underpriveleged people to come listen to a sermon, pray together, get bread …

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Crying Christians

I used to think I needed to pick sides, but now I know it’s better to pick a fight. -Bob Goff Are you going to be brave or safe? -Gary Haugen I started crying at the supper table tonight. On TV were shots of children living in a town in …

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The Other Side of the Winding Road

A couple weeks back my dad was driving along in his car as we were cruising down a winding road to my Chinese School that I attend on Saturdays.  I loved this road. It winded back and forth, back and forth, back and forth, lulling me to sleep. I loved …

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Faith Like A Mustard Seed

In Matthew 17:20 it says “He replied, “Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” This verse …

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God is Here.

Wow.  God is good.  (Read my last few articles to get up to speed)  I’m not exactly sure why I had lost vision when God had thrown some new obstacle in our way. I have realized that God wouldn’t bring us this far to abandon us. It just takes a …

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God can use me?

I need to stop thinking that God can’t use me. The past three weeks have been insane, between the countless phone calls, emails and, the never ending amount of paperwork. All the while struggling to keep God at the center. I’m only 16 and my whole world has become about …

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Small Deeds, Good Intentions

It always hurts me to see the homeless lying there on the streets, looking up at us with those worn, painstaking eyes, beseeching the better off people to help them. This world we live in has become so cold and unfeeling it’s disgusting to think about. Those people in Vancouver who own million dollar homes …

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Missing L.A. but Trusting God Here

As I sit here in Missions class, listening to Cecie’s lullaby by Steffany Gretzinger for the fifth time today, I realize that I still feel the huge void and relentless emptiness that I’ve felt since the day I got back from L.A.. It doesn’t seem to go away, no matter …

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Before We Land…

Hey parent team, We are settled in at the airport and awaiting our flight time at 2pm.  The kids are in great spirits but are somewhat tired. It’s has been an incredible experience, and you should be so incredibly proud of your kids. They have served hard, loved deeply and …

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